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Hubertus, Wisconsin

Holy Hill

According to the legend, this strikingly beautiful hill has miraculous healing powers.
Rockford, Illinois

Anderson Japanese Gardens

This lush 12-acre site was once named the finest Japanese garden in North America.
Volo, Illinois

Volo Auto Museum

Its eclectic exhibits range from the world’s first motorcycle to Luke Skywalker’s Land Speeder.
Union, Illinois

Illinois Railway Museum

At the largest railway museum in the United States, you can see everything from an early steam engine to a functioning Thomas the Train Engine.
Woodstock, Illinois

George Stickney House

This softly rounded mansion was built without corners not to avoid evil spirits, but to make them more comfortable.
Woodstock, Illinois

Woodstock Opera House

This small-town opera house has appeared much more in national culture and history than its charming setting might suggest.
Kansasville, Wisconsin

Richard Bong State Recreation Area

The Bong-area park police have asked visitors to please, stop stealing the signs.
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

The Baker House

This lakefront cottage was crafted in the 1800s and was once a sanitorium.
Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Yerkes Observatory

Home to the world's largest refracting telescope and the birthplace of modern astrophysics.
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser's Odd Architecture

Op-art architecture designed for happiness.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.